This guest post to Rabbi Address’ blog is by Rabbi David Levin. How do you tell Dad that Mom has died? This challenging question confronted old friends this past week. Compassion is such a difficult [Read more…]
Editor’s Note: This commentary is adapted from Rabbi Raphael’s April 1, 2015 article in the Philadelphia Jewish Exponent. On Yom Kippur, it is traditional to recite Yizkor prayers in memory of deceased loved ones. The [Read more…]
Sunday was a different day for our family. It was the only day my Dad didn’t work, except for Easter Sunday, Father’s Day and the Sundays from Thanksgiving through Christmas. My Dad and his two [Read more…]
Editor’s Note: This blog post by Rabbi John Rosove is reposted from his blog with his permission. As my mother nears her 98th birthday in June, the dementia that has consumed her brain is taking [Read more…]
Toni Griffith, a Philadelphia area grief counselor, is the September 10 guest on Rabbi Address’ weekly radio show, “Boomer Generation Radio.
Adam, the first human, was created on the 6th day. The sun shone for him throughout the entire first day, Shabbat, but he became frightened when he saw darkness encroaching at the conclusion of this [Read more…]